Manager Technical Accounting in Santa Clara, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: 2142399

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research authoritative literature and provide technical accounting guidance on complex transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, impairment, investments, restructuring, debt offerings, complex capitalization projects, and other signficant and non-routine business transactions
  • Evaluate applicability of new accounting literature to ensure accounting activities are both regulatory and U.S. GAAP compliant
  • Prepare/review timely, high quality technical accounting memos on all key technical accounting matters for submission to the management and external auditor
  • Manage and act as liaison in Company-wide initiatives and cross-functional projects that directly impact accounting area to ensure U.S. GAAP compliance (e.g. ASC 842 new lease guidance adoption).
  • Act as a resource to the global finance and accounting group to provide coaching and training on complying with Company's accounting policies
  • Assist in the external reporting processes including drafting quarterly and annual financial statements, footnotes and MD&A disclosures, and any other ad hoc reporting assignments that are required.
  • Assist external audits including the resolution of open comments and findings related to technical accounting issues.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and 4-6 years of related experience
  • A minimum of 4 years of recent Big 4 public accounting experiences with SEC and technology company focus
  • CPA required
  • Exceptional communication skills, including an ability to listen to the needs of the business, research and comprehend complex matters, articulate issues in a clear and simplified manner, and present findings and recommendations in both oral and written presentations
  • Strong leadership, organizational and problem resolution skills, ability to work with diverse groups
  • Ability to manage multiple deliverables and work well under pressure
  • Proactive and creative approach, strong analytical skills and ability to create and maintain a balanced, positive work environment
  • Ability to lead, organize, and manage projects beginning to end that require coordinated efforts across multiple functions (e.g., Accounting, Revenue, Tax, FP&A, Treasury, Legal, Operations)

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